KCBS and KGO Radio Speak to SMC Professors About Pope's Resignation

The surprise resignation of 85-year-old Pope Benedict XVI prompted two news radio outlets to reach out to Saint Mary's professors for commentary. KGO radio spoke with History Professor Brother Charles Hilken and KCBS radio spoke with Communication Professor Fr. Mike Russo about the resignation of the pontiff. The pope cited his age and declining health as the reasons for his resignation. The last time a pope resigned was 600 years ago.Both Hilken and Russo are Vatican scholars and have studied papal transitions in ancient and modern times.

Bad Girls of the Bible with Diana Gibson

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Wed, 02/29/2012 - 19:30

About our speaker:  Dr. Diana Gibson is an ordained Presbyterian minister who served 25 years as parish pastor before shifting her career to the awesome task of teaching. She received her Doctorate of Ministry at Columbia Theological Seminary where she studied with biblical theologian Walter Brueggemann. The topic of her doctoral work was “Nurturing Disciplines for Revolutionary Christians.” Her areas of study and passion include liberation theology, biblical theology, human rights, peace studies, feminist theology and ethics.

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